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post #31 of 97
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Originally Posted by Ultracarpet View Post

coat your entire motherboard with this
throw the whole computer into an LN2 pot
???
profit

wish it worked... but this.
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post #32 of 97
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I do, still have a couple of youtube videos bookmarked.
Just watched some videos on NeverWet. How is this stuff any different? It looks exactly the same.
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post #33 of 97
I'd use it on my... posterior.
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post #34 of 97
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This would have some interesting military applications as well. If you could coat a ship or submarines hull with this wouldn't it reduce drag?

Hell with the naval vessels....................Back in my infanteering days I would have paid a months wages to be coated head to toe with that stuff just thinking of the lbs and lbs of kit I could have then not bothered to lug around.
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post #35 of 97
i want this on phones and my motherboard for sub zero benching
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Originally Posted by BulletSponge View Post

This would have some interesting military applications as well. If you could coat a ship or submarines hull with this wouldn't it reduce drag?

More interesting thought... if you repel water do you lose buoyancy? If the water can no longer grip your submarine do you just sink straight to the bottom?
Probably not but I'd like to see the test!
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post #37 of 97
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More interesting thought... if you repel water do you lose buoyancy? If the water can no longer grip your submarine do you just sink straight to the bottom?
Probably not but I'd like to see the test!

Doesn't quite work like that, the ship would still float. Though surface tension for stationary objects would have some effect.
post #38 of 97
So I've been thinking of ways to waterproof my ipod shuffle. The most common way has been to pack the thing with dielectric grease from what I can tell. Time to find out if this material conducts or insulates. If it's an insulator, I'm definitely gonna just submerge my shuffle in some then pack it. Extra protection and all.
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post #39 of 97
i want to test some of this stuff out!
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post #40 of 97
Would this prevent fogging on glass? So many practical uses thumb.gif
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